Brittany Cameron

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Brittany Cameron
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Personal information
Full name Brittany Taylor Cameron
Date of birth (1986-12-03) December 3, 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth San Leandro, California
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Vegalta Sendai Ladies
Number 21
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 San Diego Toreros
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Los Angeles Sol
2010 FC Gold Pride 3 (0)
2011 Western New York Flash 0 (0)
2012 Western New York Flash
2013–2015 Sky Blue FC 45 (0)
2013–Vegalta Sendai (loan) 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 10, 2015

Brittany Taylor Cameron (born December 3, 1986) is an American soccer goalkeeper who currently plays professionally for the Sky Blue FC in the National Women's Soccer League.

Early life[edit]

Cameron grew up in Dublin, California and attended Dublin High School. During her senior year, she was team captain and received Contra Costa Times First Team, First Team All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League, and league Defensive MVP honors. As a junior, she was voted to the First Team All Diablo Foothill Athletic League.[1]

Cameron also played with youth club teams, Dublin High Energy and Pleasanton Rage.[2]

University of San Diego[edit]

Cameron attended and played goalkeeper for the University of San Diego. During her senior year, she earned the West Coast Conference (WCC) Defender of the Year as a senior, becoming the second Torero ever to earn the distinction, while posting nine shutouts and a goals against average of 0.75.[3]

Club career[edit]

Los Angeles Sol[edit]

In 2009, Cameron was selected as the 52nd pick overall in the 2009 WPS Draft by the Los Angeles Sol.

FC Gold Pride[edit]

After the Los Angeles Sol ceased operations in 2010, Cameron signed to FC Gold Pride.

Western New York Flash[edit]

In 2011, Cameron signed with the Western New York Flash. The team won the 2011 WPS Championship after a rousing game against the Philadelphia Independence that ended in penalty kicks.

In 2012 after the WPS folded, Cameron signed again with the Western New York Flash this time in the Women's Premier Soccer League.[4] The team went on to become league champions the same year.[5]

Sky Blue FC[edit]

In February 2013, Cameron was selected by Sky Blue FC during the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft for the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League .[6][7] After recording a shut-out against her former team, the Western New York Flash during the league's opening weekend, she was named NWSL Player of the Week.[8] 2014 Nominee for Goalkeeper of the Year with the NWSL league Sky Blue FC and 2014 MVP Sky Blue FC.

Vegalta Sendai Ladies[edit]

In August 2014, Cameron was loaned to Vegalta Sendai Ladies. Cameron has moved onto Japan for the entire 2015 season with Vegala Sendai.Won MVP Vegalta Sendai ladies 2016.

Coaching career[edit]

Cameron served as assistant coach at Niagara University, University of San Diego , and Dartmouth College.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brittany Cameron profile". University of San Diego. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  2. ^ "This is the Los Angeles Sol: Brittany Cameron". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Brittany Cameron assistant coach profile". Dartmouth College. Archived from the original on June 11, 2018. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  4. ^ "Western New York Flash Re- sign Brandao and Cameron from 2011 Championship Squad". Western New York Flash. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  5. ^ "Western New York Flash Crowned WPSL Elite Champions". The Equalizer. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  6. ^ "NWSL Supplemental Draft Tracker". Portland Thorns. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  7. ^ "Sky Blue FC signs Brittany Cameron". NWSL News. Archived from the original on June 11, 2018. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  8. ^ "Sky Blue FC Goalkeeper Brittany Cameron Voted NWSL Player of the Week". Our Sports Central. Retrieved April 18, 2013.

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